Such good suggestions and insights! I was in top shape, especially muscularly, as a part-time gardener. Scooping mulch, lifting buckets filled with mulch, backpack blowing, heaving heavy hoses around, weeding, planting, digging, mowing, weedwhacking, and more kept me in such great shape. And, being in nature was amazing for my mind. My chronic pain decided I was pushing my body too hard in that setting, but while I could take it, the benefits were absolutely fantastic!